Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 1, appendix E-8


Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac Bachelor
Operator Name Ressources Métanor Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address 200 Mine Road, Desmaraisville, Quebec J0Y 1H0
Effluent Discharge Point Parshall Flume
Lac Bachelor - Parshall Flume
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0008 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0035 0.1003 0.2015 0.0134 0.0135 0.0173 0.0302 0.0410 0.0394 0.0383 0.1048 0.0040
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0480 0.3698 0.7625 0.1678 0.0400 0.0350 0.0526 0.0650 0.0740 0.1875 0.5100 0.0820
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0006 0.0008 0.0011 0.0024 0.0014 0.0011 0.0018 0.0023 0.0020 0.0018 0.0016 0.0011
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0015 0.0058 0.0098 0.0022 0.0033 0.0028 0.0027 0.0038 0.0034 0.0038 0.0045 0.0022
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0118 0.0110 0.0110 0.0144 0.0110 0.0190 0.0113 0.0125 0.0100 0.0113 0.0125 0.0226
TSS (mg/L) 15  2.64 3.58 3.00 4.38 3.61 2.79 3.32 3.85 3.23 4.07 4.17 3.88
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0180 NMR NMR 0.0060 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0170 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.5 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.8 7.9 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.7 7.9 7.6
pH high  ≤9.5 7.9 7.9 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.0
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 24,846 15,751 21,822 47,207 67,400 90,825 199,708 234,113 190,312 177,379 76,430 39,210
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac Bloom (Mine)
Operator Name Société en commandite de la mine de fer du Lac Bloom
Product(s) Iron
Address P.O. Box 880, Route 389, Fermont, Quebec G1G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point Mill Site - Surface Drainage Pond Effluent
Lac Bloom (Mine) - Mill Site - Surface Drainage Pond Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No annual report was submitted for 2013. This data has been compiled from the submitted quarterly reports. This final discharge point is no longer subject to the MMER.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - - - - - - - - - -
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - - - - - - - - -
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - - - - - - - - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - - - - - - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac Bloom (Mine)
Operator Name Société en commandite de la mine de fer du Lac Bloom
Product(s) Iron
Address P.O. Box 880, Route 389, Fermont, Quebec G1G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point Mine Site - Surface Drainage Sedimentation Pond B2 Effluent
Lac Bloom (Mine) - Mine Site - Surface Drainage Sedimentation Pond B2 Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No annual report was submitted for 2013. This data has been compiled from the submitted quarterly reports. This final discharge point is no longer subject to the MMER.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - - - - - - - - - -
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - - - - - - - - -
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - - - - - - - - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - - - - - - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac Bloom (Mine)
Operator Name Société en commandite de la mine de fer du Lac Bloom
Product(s) Iron
Address P.O. Box 880, Route 389, Fermont, Quebec G1G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point Recirculation Pond Water Treatment Plant Effluent
Lac Bloom (Mine) - Recirculation Pond Water Treatment Plant Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No annual report was submitted for 2013. This data has been compiled from the submitted quarterly reports. As of August 31, 2013, this final discharge point is no longer subject to the MMER.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0005 ND - - - -
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0008 ND - - - -
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND ND NMR ND - - - -
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0003 ND - - - -
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0023 ND - - - -
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0035 ND - - - -
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND 5.00 ND - - - -
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0020 ND - - - -
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND 7.8 ND - - - -
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND 7.9 ND - - - -
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND 167,357 ND - - - -
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 ND - - - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 ND - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac Bloom (Mine)
Operator Name Société en commandite de la mine de fer du Lac Bloom
Product(s) Iron
Address P.O. Box 880, Route 389, Fermont, Quebec G1G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point EFF-MIN Mine Water Treatment Unit Effluent
Lac Bloom (Mine) - EFF-MIN Mine Water Treatment Unit Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No annual report was submitted for 2013. This data has been compiled from the submitted quarterly reports. As of August 31, 2013, this final discharge point is no longer subject to the MMER.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac Bloom (Mine)
Operator Name Société en commandite de la mine de fer du Lac Bloom
Product(s) Iron
Address P.O. Box 880, Route 389, Fermont, Quebec G1G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point EFF-REC2 Mine Water and Recirculation Pond Treatment Unit Effluent
Lac Bloom (Mine) - EFF-REC2 Mine Water and Recirculation Pond Treatment Unit Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No annual report was submitted for 2013. This data has been compiled from the submitted quarterly reports. This final discharge point became subject to the MMER in October 2013.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - 0.0009 0.0005 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - - - - - - - 0.0018 0.0011 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - - - - - - - NMR NMR ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - - - - - - - 0.0008 0.0003 ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - - - - - - - 0.0035 0.0039 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - 0.0044 0.0035 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - - - - - - - 7.25 5.67 ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - - - - - - 0.0033 0.0010 ND
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - - - - - - - 7.5 7.4 ND
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - - - - - - - 7.9 7.8 ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - - - - - - - 851,915 1,400,714 ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - - - - - - 1 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - - - - - - 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac des Iles Mine
Operator Name North American Palladium Ltd.
Product(s) Palladium-Platinum-Gold-Copper-Nickel-Cobalt
Address P.O. Box 10547, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6T9
Effluent Discharge Point Final Discharge Point 1
Lac des Iles Mine - Final Discharge Point 1
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0007 0.0001 0.0006 0.0006 0.0004 0.0003 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0013 0.0011 0.0008 0.0014 0.0018 0.0009 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0001 0.0000 ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0159 0.0126 0.0141 0.0136 0.0132 0.0114 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0007 0.0003 0.0006 0.0004 0.0009 0.0002 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND 4.98 6.44 5.73 2.13 5.90 9.75 ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND 7.6 7.5 7.8 7.4 7.4 7.5 ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND 8.1 7.9 7.8 7.9 7.6 7.6 ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND 126,503 213,758 182,600 55,414 74,696 103,087 ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac des Iles Mine
Operator Name North American Palladium Ltd.
Product(s) Palladium-Platinum-Gold-Copper-Nickel-Cobalt
Address P.O. Box 10547, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6T9
Effluent Discharge Point Final Discharge Point 2
Lac des Iles Mine - Final Discharge Point 2
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: This final discharge point is no longer subject to the MMER.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND - - - - - - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac Herbin (Mine)
Operator Name QMX Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 1900 Brador Road, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 7A9
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent 1
Lac Herbin (Mine) - Final Effluent 1
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lac Herbin (Mine)
Operator Name QMX Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 1900 Brador Road, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 7A9
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent 2
Lac Herbin (Mine) - Final Effluent 2
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0007 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0008 NMR
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0117 NMR
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  NMR 0.0067 NMR NMR 0.0002 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0002 NMR
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  NMR 0.0019 NMR NMR 0.0032 NMR NMR 0.0038 NMR NMR 0.0026 NMR
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0060 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0520 NMR NMR 0.0990 NMR
TSS (mg/L) 15  4.00 3.50 3.38 11.60 5.70 4.50 2.20 0.50 1.75 3.50 4.00 3.70
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0020 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.9 6.8 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.5 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.6
pH high  ≤9.5 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.1 7.2 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.9 7.1 7.4
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 39,787 35,246 39,626 45,951 45,435 55,920 52,374 30,123 32,632 35,035 33,037 27,007
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Langlois (Mine)
Operator Name Nyrstar
Product(s) Zinc-Copper-Gold-Silver
Address Route 1000, Km. 42, Lebel-sur-Quévillon, Quebec J0Y 1X0
Effluent Discharge Point Main Final Effluent
Langlois (Mine) - Main Final Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0006 0.0008 0.0008 0.0011 0.0019 0.0020 0.0015 0.0010 0.0010 0.0018 0.0013 0.0009
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0125 0.0140 0.0138 0.0108 0.0103 0.0093 0.0114 0.0110 0.0110 0.0120 0.0150 0.0130
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR 0.0020 NMR NMR 0.0020 NMR NMR NMR NMR 0.0020 NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0033 0.0033 0.0030 0.0028 0.0088 0.0043 0.0062 0.0060 0.0050 0.0048 0.0078 0.0064
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0015 0.0035 0.0033 0.0013 0.0024 0.0009 0.0017 0.0005 0.0005 0.0006 0.0006 0.0006
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.1830 0.2433 0.1943 0.1494 0.1025 0.1273 0.1586 0.1575 0.1190 0.1490 0.1315 0.1282
TSS (mg/L) 15  2.28 2.20 2.20 2.20 2.55 2.48 2.20 2.20 2.20 2.20 2.48 2.20
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.6 6.1 6.8 6.6 7.0 7.2 7.0 7.2 7.4 7.3 7.0 7.3
pH high  ≤9.5 7.3 7.0 7.2 7.4 7.7 7.9 7.7 7.2 7.4 8.1 7.7 8.1
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 59,821 154,631 340,337 340,337 338,931 364,749 235,767 48,111 108,307 296,382 245,269 236,452
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lapa (Project)
Operator Name Mines Agnico-Eagle Ltée
Product(s) Gold
Address 299 St.-Paul Boulevard North, Rivière-Éva, Quebec J0Y 2H0
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent - Sedimentation Pond
Lapa (Project) - Final Effluent - Sedimentation Pond
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0406 0.0377 0.0685 0.0570 0.0272 0.0544 0.0526 0.0558 0.0859 0.0748 0.0723 0.1677
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0079 0.0051 0.0050 0.0073 0.0090 0.0028 0.0277 0.0079 0.0050 0.0089 0.0092 0.0068
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NRM NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0104 0.0009 0.0163 0.0040 0.0031 0.0081 0.0104 0.0002 0.0016 0.0006 0.0017 0.0002
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0161 0.0145 0.0180 0.0221 0.0208 0.0202 0.0236 0.0261 0.0363 0.0309 0.0270 0.0205
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0044 0.0048 0.0045 0.0073 0.0078 0.0046 0.0063 0.0108 0.0111 0.0104 0.0183 0.0050
TSS (mg/L) 15  10.75 11.50 14.50 13.33 6.40 9.50 4.33 7.25 7.75 6.50 13.50 14.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR 0.0030 NMR 0.0190 NMR NMR 0.0140 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.3 7.1 8.8 8.4 8.0 8.0 7.4 6.9 6.7 6.5 7.6 8.4
pH high  ≤9.5 7.5 8.6 8.9 8.4 8.6 9.2 8.2 7.5 7.0 8.5 7.7 8.8
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 21,439 6,905 3,036 10,894 25,488 25,229 1,796 8,093 18,237 15,735 24,134 5,328
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Laronde (Mine)
Operator Name Mines Agnico-Eagle Ltée
Product(s) Gold-Silver-Copper-Zinc
Address 10200 Preissac Road, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J0Y 1C0
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent 3A
Laronde (Mine) - Final Effluent 3A
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0011 0.0015 0.0043 0.0005 0.0018 0.0013 0.0026 0.0033 0.0011 0.0028 0.0021 0.0025
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0258 0.0375 0.0785 0.0510 0.0275 0.0238 0.0264 0.0215 0.0335 0.0256 0.0298 0.0350
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.1046 0.0938 0.1625 0.0754 0.1495 0.0420 0.0198 0.0188 0.0315 0.0376 0.0898 0.1444
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0017 0.0009 0.0014 0.0005 0.0002 0.0005 0.0004 0.0009 0.0003 0.0001 0.0004 0.0003
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.1022 0.1125 0.1428 0.1094 0.0261 0.0590 0.0554 0.0555 0.0653 0.0788 0.0988 0.1398
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0014 0.0053 0.0078 0.0148 0.0105 0.0023 0.0026 0.0098 0.0108 0.0046 0.0083 0.0126
TSS (mg/L) 15  3.04 3.68 5.00 9.96 14.25 10.58 6.62 4.70 8.88 7.48 5.28 3.14
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.0 6.9 7.0 6.9 7.1 7.1 6.9 6.9 7.2 6.9 6.7 6.9
pH high  ≤9.5 7.3 7.5 7.8 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.9 7.3 7.2 7.0
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 171,076 138,103 201,402 239,038 305,853 331,696 310,422 248,626 204,172 260,369 233,230 192,527
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lockerby Mine
Operator Name First Nickel Inc.
Product(s) Copper-Nickel-Cobalt
Address N1-2 Lot 2 Concession 5, PCL 454, SWS Denison Twp., Whitefish, Ontario P0M 3E0
Effluent Discharge Point Number 4 Pond Effluent
Lockerby Mine - Number 4 Pond Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0098 0.0150 0.0123 0.0123 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0122 0.0150 0.0150
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0121 0.0175 0.0163 0.0144 0.0150 0.0208 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0128 0.0150 0.0050
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0032 0.0075 0.0076 0.0051 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0041 0.0050 0.0050
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.2226 0.0738 0.0840 0.1544 0.0920 0.0543 0.0522 0.0453 0.0385 0.0544 0.0795 0.0788
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0136 0.0200 0.0156 0.0165 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0165 0.0200 0.0200
TSS (mg/L) 15  1..27 1.38 4.25 2.60 1.25 1.63 1.30 0.88 3.63 0.50 1.38 1.50
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.1430 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.0550 0.2600 0.3000 0.3000
pH low  ≥6.0 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.0 6.6 6.9 6.9 6.7 7.6 7.6 7.3
pH high  ≤9.5 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.6 7.0 7.2 8.0 7.8 8.1
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 34,469 27,419 36,100 52,450 35,478 37,562 41,398 43,874 32,923 32,726 34,190 23,887
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Lupin Operations
Operator Name Lupin Mines Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address Contwoyto Lake, Lac Contwoyto, Nunavut
Effluent Discharge Point Tailings Polishing Pond No. 2
Lupin Operations - Tailings Polishing Pond No. 2
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
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